Alumni News

Recent Graduate Rick Edwards is Awarded MAC Dissertation Award

Recent graduate Rick Edwards has been awarded the Midwest Archaeological Conference-University of Notre Dame Press Dissertation Award.   Rick’s dissertation, The Canine Surrogacy Approach and Paleobotany: An Analysis of Wisconsin Oneota Agricultural Production and Risk Management Strategies, was selected by the Editors and Editorial Board… Read More

Recent PhD Kevin Gartski has chapter published in edited volume

Recent PhD Kevin Garstki, now a post-doc at the University of Buffalo, has authored a chapter in an edited volume published by Cambridge University’s MacDonald Institute on Authenticity and Cultural Heritage.

Allyse Freeman receives the Association of Midwest Museums Promising Leadership Award

2014 Anthropology MS/Museum Studies graduate and current Curator at the Minnesota Discovery Center, Allyse Freeman, has received the Association of Midwest Museums Promising Leadership Award for her professionalism and direction of the museum to extraordinary heights while demonstrating leadership abilities… Read More

Recent PhD Kevin Garstki accepts post-doc position at University of Buffalo (SUNY)

Recent PhD Kevin Garstki has accepted a post-doctoral position at the Institute for European and Ancient Mediterranean Archaeology at the University of Buffalo (SUNY) for 2018-2019, where he will organize a conference and publication on 3-D digital modeling in archaeology: https://iema.buffalo.edu/people/…. Read More

Museum Studies Alum Katie Steffan featured in UWM’s InFocus Newsletter

Katie Steffan is featured in the May 2018 InFocus Newsletter for her work as the registrar at Guardian Fine Art Services, which is a company that provides storage facilities for art, helps collectors manage their art pieces, and even crates… Read More

Traci Billings (MS 2016) accepted into PhD program at the Max Planck Institute

Traci Billings (MS 2016) was accepted into a funded three-year PhD program at the Max Planck Institute in Jena, Germany, where she will be part of a team examining the use of psycho-active plants among the Steppe peoples in prehistory… Read More

Recent PhD Lara Ghisleni publishes ground-breaking article in Current Anthropology

Recent PhD Lara Ghisleni has published a ground-breaking article on contingent persistence and identity in Roman Britain in the most recent issue of Current Anthropology. You can read more about her article here!  

Recent PhD Adrienne Frie publishes article in the Oxford Journal of Archaeology

Recent PhD Adrienne Frie has published an article entitled “Horses and the Embodiment of Masculinity in the Dolenjska Hallstatt Culture” in the Oxford Journal of Archaeology.

Anika Yetunde Jones accepts tenure track position at Oakton Community College

Anika Yetunde Jones was hired as an Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Sociology tenure track at Oakton Community College. Congratulations Anika!

Chris Hamlin co-authors article in the American Journal of Physical Anthropology

Adjunct Instructor in Anthropology, Christine Hamlin, PhD, co-author the article “Urban–rural differences in Roman Dorset, England: A bioarchaeological perspective on Roman settlements”. The research was picked by the Daily Mail in the U.K., Archaeology, and the New Scientist.